FastStone Image Viewer 7.8

Photo Viewer, Editor and Batch Converter

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FastStone Image Viewer – Photo Viewer, Editor, and Batch Converter ➤ Download Free

FastStone Image Viewer is a fast, stable, user-friendly image browser, converter, and editor. It has a nice array of features that include image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, emailing, resizing, cropping, and color adjustments.

Its innovative but intuitive full-screen mode provides quick access to EXIF information, a thumbnail browser, and major functionalities via hidden toolbars that pop up when your mouse touches the four edges of the screen. Other features include a high-quality magnifier and a musical slideshow with 150+ transitional effects, as well as lossless JPEG transitions, drop shadow effects, image annotation, scanner support, histogram, and much more.

FastStone Image Viewer supports all major graphic formats (BMP, JPEG, JPEG 2000, animated GIF, PNG, PCX, TIFF, WMF, ICO, and TGA) and popular digital camera RAW formats (CRW, CR2, NEF, PEF, RAF, MRW, ORF, SRF and DNG).

FastStone Image Viewer Features:

  • True Full Screen viewer with image zoom support and unique fly-out menu panels
  • Crystal-clear and customizable one-click image magnifier
  • Powerful image editing tools: Resize/resample, rotate/flip, crop, sharpen/blur, adjust lighting/colors/curves/levels, etc.
  • Eleven re-sampling algorithms to choose from when resizing images
  • Image color effects: gray scale, sepia, negative, Red/Green/Blue adjustment
  • Image special effects: annotation, drop shadow, framing, bump map, sketch, oil painting, lens
  • Draw texts, lines, highlights, rectangles, ovals, and callout objects on images
  • Clone Stamp and Healing Brush
  • Superior Red-Eye effect removal/reduction with a completely natural-looking result
  • Multi-level Undo/Redo capability
  • One-touch best fit/actual size image display support
  • Image management, including tagging capability, with drag-and-drop and Copy To/Move To Folder support
  • Histogram display with color counter feature
  • Compare images side-by-side (up to 4 at a time) to easily cull those forgettable shots
  • Image EXIF metadata support (plus comment editing for JPEGs)
  • Configurable batch processing to convert/rename large or small collections of images
  • Slideshow creation with 150+ transition effects and music support (MP3, WMA, WAV…)
  • Create efficient image attachment(s) for emailing to family and friends
  • Print images with full layout control
  • Create fully configurable Contact Sheets
  • Create memorable artistic image montages from your family photos for personalized desktop wallpapers (Wallpaper Anywhere)
  • Acquire images from the scanner. Support batch scanning to PDF, TIFF, JPEG, and PNG
  • Versatile screen capture capability
  • Powerful Save As interface to compare image quality and control generated file size
  • Run favorite programs with one keystroke from within Image Viewer
  • Offer a portable version of the program which can be run from a removable storage device
  • Support dual-monitor configurations
  • Configurable mouse wheel support
  • Support multiple program skins
  • Support touch interface (tap, swipe, pinch)
  • And much more…

Changes in FastStone Image Viewer 7.8 :

  • Added “Search by Name” to the toolbar above the thumbnail browser
  • Added drag-and-drop functionality to the viewing panel. You can drag and drop image or video files from external sources (e.g. Windows File Explorer) into the image viewing area to view files directly
  • Added Shadows and Highlights to batch conversion tool (Advanced Options -> Adjustments)
  • Added Contrast and Gamma options to Scan Board
  • Added keyboard shortcuts to change the “Auto Image Size” option. Press Ctrl+Shift+K for “Auto Fit”. Press Ctrl+Shift+L for “Lock Zoom Ratio”
  • Added more options to “Mouse Click” in the Settings window
  • Added “Load from File” and “Save to File” in Settings window
  • Added support for AVIF format
  • Presets in the Resize tool are customizable
  • Moved the Rename tool to a higher position to avoid covering the center of the image
  • Enhanced Draw Board:
    • Added Text with effects (curve, outline, and shadow)
    • Added Emojis
    • Added preset color lists (click * button to select a preset color)
    • Flip/Rotate image objects
    • Zoom In/Out ranging from 1% to 5000%
    • When editing text, press Ctrl+Del or Ctrl+Backspace to delete an entire word
  • Enhanced PSD format support
  • Enhanced Wallpaper support on Windows 10/11
  • The improved loading speed of Apple DNG raw files
  • Fixed compatibility issue with iOS 17 when importing photos/videos from iPhone
  • Many other small improvements and bug fixes

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, 11.
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